I’m a lifelong Rochester resident and host of Rochester Today on News-Talk 1340 KROC-AM. The lively one hour program runs from 11 a.m. to Noon weekdays Every Tuesday and Thursday conservative commentator and author Tom Ostrom joins me to talk about the events and issues of the day. On Monday, Wednesday and Friday, James Rabe joins me to highlight the latest happenings in Rochester, along with regular appearances by the Rochester City Council President, Mayor, Olmsted County Sheriff, and the Superintendent of the Rochester Public Schools. You can also expect to hear from a list of local experts that includes Mike Dougherty from MNDOT, Steve Lange from Rochester Magazine, retired local attorney David Shulman, experienced automotive technician Dick Zeitler and Med City Movie Guy Chris Miksanek. When I’m not hosting Rochester Today, I wear my objective journalist hat as a member of the KROC news team for over 30 years.
Young Minnesota Child’s Death Ruled an Accidental Drowning
The toddler died about a week after the drowning incident occurred.
Minnesota Health Officials Report First Cases of Mpox This Year
It was previously known as Monkeypox.
Body Found – Arrest Reported in Missing Winona Woman’s Case
The father of Maddi Kingsbury's Children is in custody.
Suspect in Owatonna Murder Investigation Identified
The public is being asked for their assistance in locating the suspect.
Minnesota Man Injured in Encounter With Horse on Rural Highway
It's not known where the horse came from.
Psych Evaluation Ordered For Rochester, MN Murder Suspect
He is accused of murdering his girlfriend on Christmas Day last year.
Mayo Clinic Issues New Statement on Nurse Staffing Legislation
Mayo Clinic previously warned state lawmakers and the governor that approving the bill in its current form could jeopardize billions of dollars worth of investments in Minnesota.
Four Children Perished in Mason City House Fire
A man and a young girl survived the fire.
UPDATE: Missing Minnesota Infant Found Safe
The missing baby was in protective custody at the Scott County Government Center.
COVID 19: Governor Issues Two Week Stay at Home Order
Governor Tim Walz has scheduled a 2 pm news conference amid reports that an important announcement is coming.